ASUS’ newly released Z97-WS motherboard for workstations is based on the Intel Z97 chipset, and is tailored for extreme graphics processing to cater to the requirements of design industry professionals and gaming enthusiasts. It features PCIe Gen3 4-Way Graphics Power with NVIDIA GeForce SLI Technology and AMD CrossFireX on demand, as well as advanced and efficient power solutions with integrated Dr MOS MOSFET, 12K solid capacitors, along with ASUS ProCool power connectors, and Beat Thermal Chokes.
The Z97-WS offers extensive expandability options with room for RAID cards, PCI Express-based solid state storage drives (SSDs), video capture cards, and other components.
Additionally,the motherboard features Q-Code Logger — a one-touch troubleshooter that lets users check system status at any time. Users can even save all Q-Code logs on a USB flash drive when the system is powered off. The motherboard also comes with ASUS Dr. Power, a ASUS utility that tracks power supply status in the background and notifies users of any impending power supply issues.
The Z97-WS motherboard is available now and priced around $300.